Joe Guy

Roy Williams(Methuen)

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Joe Boateng, the 'David Beckham' of his generation, is Ghanaian.

Naomi, his childhood sweetheart is British and of Jamaican parentage.

With Joe's escalating celebrity status comes huge sacrifices,

accusations of selling out, temptations and life changing choices.

Joe Guy is a stark and powerful contemporary story

exploring the historical tension and bitter prejudices existing between

African and Caribbean British communities.

It looks at how young

descendants from Africa distance themselves from a unified urban Black


This urgent examination of identity and celebrity is told in

Tiata Fahodzi's renowned visceral style.

This is a programme text edition published to coincide with the

play's world premiere in a production by Tiata Fahodzi that opens at

the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich,on 18 October before coming to Soho

Theatre, London.


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